We're thinking of a visit with my parents in California.
Tom: Where will you go for this coming vacation?
Jane: We are thinking of a visit with my parents in California.
We're going to enjoy an extra long weekend.
Tom: What are you going to do tomorrow?
Jane: I am going to take a boat ride with Hansi along the Pearl River.
I've promised to take my family out to a park.
Jane: What's your plan for this weekend?
Dennis: I've promised to take my family out to a park.
We want to see the old year out and welcome the new year in.
Tom: What do you want?
Lucy: We want to see the old year out and welcome the new year in.
We're planning a family reunion.
Jane: What are you planning?
Jim: We are planning a family reunion.
They'll go and pay new year's calls on their friends and wish them a happy new year.
Tom: What will they do tomorrow?
Alice: They'll go and pay new year's calls on their friends.
We've got a lot of refreshments ready for visitors.
Jane: Are you ready?
Mike: Yes, we've got a lot of refreshments ready for visitors.
Most holidays and festivals are now commercialized, Christmas for example.
Carl: Is there any change in the way people celebrate holidays?
Helen: Yeah, most holidays have been now commercialized.
Christmas is the most celebrated festival in my country.
Tom: What's the most celebrated festival in your country?
Betty: It's Christmas.
I'd like to have a four-day trip to the Rockies this year.
Jane: How will you spend your holiday this fall?
Bill: I'd like to have a four-day trip to the Rockies this fall.
My Washington trip had to be called off because of bad weather.
Tom: Why did you cancelled the trip ?
Rose: Because of the bad weather.
I found a lot of new things to see there.
Anne: what do you think of this place?
Tom: I found a lot of new things to see there.
We managed to get used to the local customs.
Maggie: What did you do with the local customs?
Jack: We managed to get used to them.
I must say it's a beautiful place for a vacation.
George: How do you feel about this resort?
Lynn: I must say it's a beautiful place for a vacation.
I'd like to know more about your Mother's Day.
Tom: What would you like to know?
Lily: I'd like to know more about your Mother's Day.
Jane: What are you going to do for the holidays?
Frank: I haven't thought about it. What are you going to do?
Jane: I haven't made up my mind either. Maybe I'll just get enough sleep for a recover.
Frank: I'm invited to somebody's house for dinner.
Jane: That's wonderful. You are going to enjoy it.
Jack: How did you spend your summer vacation?
Anne: I did so many things that I feel tired.
Jack: That's what vacations are like. Many people can't really rest.
Anne: I traveled too much and tried to see many things.
Jack: Do you regret you did it?
Anne: Not a bit. In the future I'll be happy I saw all these places.
Tom: Christmas is coming soon, and I haven't done my Christmas shopping yet.
Susan: Neither have I.Shall we go shopping together?
Tom: Not a bad idea. Let's first write out a shopping list.That will save a lot of time.
Susan: I'm going to buy a Christmas tree with all necessary decorations, and some presents for my parents.
Tom: I'm going to buy a tape for my brother. He is very fond of music.
Alice: Where are you going to spend your holidays this year, Tom?
Tom: We may go abroad. My wife wants to go to Egypt, and I'd like to go there too.We haven't made up our minds yet.
Alice: Will you travel by sea or by air?
Tom: We may travel by sea. It's cheaper.
Alice: I'm sure you'll enjoy yourselves.
Kitty: I haven't seen you since last weekend. How have you been?
Jack: I tell you what I did for that weekend.My roommate took me home with him.
Kitty: You were lucky.
Jack: We had a wonderful dinner. His family was very nice to me.
Kitty: What else did you do?
Jack: We went to a football game and really enjoyed ourselves.
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